The Hourigan Family Team

Michael Hourigan Snr.

Michael whom has had a trainers Licence since 1973, has amassed some 800 winners in his career.
These include such prestigious titles as:

* 5 Lexus Chases (formally Ericisson), Leopards town (2005,2004,2002 Beef Or Salmon, 1998 Dorans Pride, 1993 Deep Bramble)
* 4 Hennessy Gold Cups – Leopards town (2007,2006,2003 Beef Or Salmon, 1998 Dorans Pride)
* Amend Paddy Power Handicap Chases at Leopardstown to 2 (1997 Dorans Pride, 1999 Inis Cara)
* The Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase Cheltenham ( A New Story 2010)
* The Bet 365 Gold Cup Sandown (Church Island 2010)
* 2 James Nicholson Wine Merchant Chases – Down Royal (2004,2006 Beef Or Salmon)
* 5 Morris Oil Chase – Clonmel (2007 Mossbank, 2002 Beef or Salmon, 2000,1999,1997 Dorans Pride)
* Munster National Chase Limerick 2007 – Mossbank

I love nothing more than to stand at the top of my gallops and wait for the next Tropical Lake, Dorans Pride or Beef or Salmon to come up it. I get paid for what I love to do. My idea is to train winners and the big winners are just a bonus. Sometimes I even get awards for the statistics.